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Michelangelo Landgrave is an Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri’s Harry S. Truman School of Government and Public Affairs, where he focuses on state and local politics, legislative studies, and the politics of race, ethnicity, and immigration. JURIST Assistant Editor Pitasanna Shanmugathas spoke to Professor Landgrave about his thoughts on the creation of a [...]

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Matthew Hedges, a British academic and researcher, was arrested and accused of espionage in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in May 2018. There were allegations that Hedges was tortured while in detention. According to reports, he was subjected to solitary confinement, physical assault, prolonged interrogation and denial of basic rights during his imprisonment. The UAE [...]

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In the nearly three years that have passed since Myanmar’s coup d’état, the global media has shifted its attention to other crises, from the sudden withdrawal of Western forces from Afghanistan to Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. But despite a lull in headlines, the turmoil that resulted from the coup remains life-altering for the generation [...]

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“The conflict is long. The conflict is brutal. The conflict is intense,” said David M. Crane, formerly a chief war crimes prosecutor with the UN. Global Accountability Network , an organization Crane founded to monitor atrocities around the globe, has been following the war since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022. GAN has meticulously documented [...]

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As the first Asian, first Muslim, and seventh woman to serve at the helm of the Law Society of England and Wales, Lubna Shuja is devoted to advancing the rule of law. “I will continue to uphold the rule of law, scrutinise changes in legislation and make sure that – regardless of their means, background [...]

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The more humanity develops, the more problems it creates. As if overpopulation, environmental pollution, and climate change weren’t enough, we have introduced an uncontrollable alternative to our own intellects to the fray. In recent months, amid the proliferation of Chat GPT, Google Bard, and other consumer-accessible AI chatbots, media outlets have reported that AI ‘could [...]

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As the first Asian, first Muslim, and seventh woman to serve at the helm of the Law Society of England and Wales, Lubna Shuja is devoted to advancing the rule of law. “I will continue to uphold the rule of law, scrutinise changes in legislation and make sure that – regardless of their means, background [...]

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Marjorie Cohn is a professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. She has authored publications arguing against the legality of the 2003 US military intervention in Iraq as well as the US-led NATO interventions into Afghanistan and the former Yugoslavia. Professor Cohn is also a national board member of Assange [...]

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Two years ago this month, the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, thus launching a regime defined by its systematic disregard for human rights. In 2020, amid a comprehensive PR campaign ahead of its latest rise to power, a Taliban spokesperson vowed in an op-ed published by The New York Times: “I am confident that, liberated [...]

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Sir Robert Buckland KC MP, a prominent figure in the UK’s legal landscape, has dedicated his career to upholding the Rule of Law. His journey began as a barrister and door tenant at Foundry Chambers, where he demonstrated his commitment to justice. In May 2010, he embarked on a new chapter by entering Parliament. Since [...]

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